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A 6-7s student looks on as a visiting parent takes in the exhibits at the 6-7s' bird museum on Wednesday.

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Jay's 2018 Summer Reading List for Grown-ups

Date: 06/17/2018
One morning, an educator visiting Manhattan Country School  from another school asked me, “Where do you find your books?” I said, “Well, that’s kind of complicated. It happens in a bunch of ways!” Scribbling down a title of a book that a father is reading to his daughter on the subway.  Or sitting in a corner of a bookstore until closing. Or sifting through a myriad of book reviews, websites,... Read more
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Jay's 2018 Summer Reading List for Upper School Students

Date: 06/17/2018
One morning, an educator visiting Manhattan Country School  from another school asked me, “Where do you find your books?” I said, “Well, that’s kind of complicated. It happens in a bunch of ways!” Scribbling down a title of a book that a father is reading to his daughter on the subway.  Or sitting in a corner of a bookstore until closing. Or sifting through a myriad of book reviews, websites,... Read more

Jay's 2018 Summer Reading List for Lower School Students

Date: 06/17/2018
One morning, an educator visiting Manhattan Country School  from another school asked me, “Where do you find your books?” I said, “Well, that’s kind of complicated. It happens in a bunch of ways!” Scribbling down a title of a book that a father is reading to his daughter on the subway.  Or sitting in a corner of a bookstore until closing. Or sifting through a myriad of book reviews, websites,... Read more
Class of 2018

Class of 2018 Says Goodbye to MCS

Date: 06/16/2018
On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 22 eighth-graders graduated from Manhattan Country School. During a ceremony shared with faculty, staff, family and friends, the graduates offered the following thoughts about their time at MCS. View Graduation Pictures Aaron (Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts) I am ready to graduate from MCS because I have been with this community for so long that... Read more

Eighth-Graders Perform Game of Tiaras

Date: 06/15/2018
This week, Manhattan Country School's eighth-graders delivered three performances of "Game of Tiaras," a production directed by Nehemiah Luckett and featuring the school's oldest students in the following roles: Narrator 1: Emma Narrator 2: Nico Snow White: Violet Belle: Roxanne Cinderella: Eva Ellie (Snow Queen): Lily King: Aaron Prince Charming: William Smeagol: Jory French Prince:... Read more
2018 Spring Concert

2018 Spring Concert Celebrates the Dreamers of the World

Date: 06/02/2018
Manhattan Country School’s 2018 Spring Concert, titled “Beautiful Dreamers,” was dedicated to MCS Founder Gus Trowbridge and all the dreamers striving to make a change in the world. The program featured an impressive collection of inspiring songs. The 8-9s opened the concert with “Deux Oiseaux (Two Birds),” a piece featuring vocals and recorder. The 9-10s followed with a recorder piece of... Read more

MCS Staff News: Departures, Transitions and Additions for 2018-2019

Date: 06/02/2018
Every year at this time we prepare to say goodbye to a few members of the Manhattan Country School community and welcome some new members in the fall. This year: Flannery Denny, Upper School math coordinator, is moving to Louisiana. Kerry Devine, 7-8s head teacher, is starting a new teaching position at Corlears School. Lynn Haroldson, textiles teacher, is retiring after 35 years at MCS.... Read more
2018 Model Congress

MCS Delegates Shine at 2018 Model Congress

Date: 06/02/2018
On Saturday, May 19, 2018, 12 student delegates from Manhattan Country School attended the Middle School Model Congress at Packer Collegiate Institute in downtown Brooklyn. This year’s MCS delegates were Madeleine L., Gabriela M., Stella A., Oscar U., Dominic O., Lev L., Luca C., Eli S., Arlo C., Josephine A., Charles G., and Joe R. After three months of hard work in weekly after-school... Read more
Founders' Day Assembly

Founders' Assembly Celebrates Gus Trowbridge, His Dream and His Legacy

Date: 06/01/2018
Founders’ Week kicked off on Monday, May 21 with a first-of-its-kind assembly dedicated to MCS Founder Gus Trowbridge. Students, faculty and staff gathered in the gym for a tribute to Gus and his wife, Marty Trowbridge, and the school they founded. Marty was a special guest at the event, accompanied by daughters Katharine Trowbridge Carroll and Mary Trowbridge (MCS’ Lower School Director). The... Read more
Chris Emdin presents at the MCS Social Justice Data Fair.

Upper School Data Fair Illustrates How Math Can Be Used to Raise Awareness About Social Justice Issues

Date: 06/01/2018
At the eighth annual Social Justice Data Fair, on Thursday, May 31, 2018, Manhattan Country School sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders showcased the work they’ve done using math to explore social justice issues. For MCS eighth-graders, the data fair is a capstone project. Students research an issue of their choosing and hone their visual storytelling skills, preparing a compelling collection... Read more

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